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Giving up baby for adoption in Indiana

Can I Change My Mind About Giving Up My Baby For Adoption?

YES, as long as you do so prior to signing a consent to adoption, and under Indiana law, a birth mother CANNOT sign a valid consent to adoption before she gives birth. Indiana adoption statutes make clear that a pre-birth consent by an expectant MOTHER is not valid. We, at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, […]

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If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Will I Ever See The Child Again?

Probably. No one can honestly provide a guaranteed “Yes” to that question. However, at Adoption Attorneys, Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), over the last nearly 40 years of handing adoptions in Indiana and beyond, rarely does an adult adoptee tell us that she or he would not welcome meeting their birth parents. On […]

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What Is The Advantage Of Local Adoption Agency Verses A National Adoption Agency?

In some ways, that is like asking which is better—chocolate or vanilla ice cream. The question suggests that there are only two choices – chocolate or vanilla – national vs. local adoption agencies. As with ice cream, there are other choices. When it comes to adoption, the other choice of an adoption professional is an […]

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WHAT TO DO ABOUT GIVING MY BABY UP FOR ADOPTION

I Am Confused And Don’t Know What To Do About Giving My Baby Up For Adoption

Not surprising! If you have never put up a baby for adoption, or more correctly, made an adoption plan for a baby, how could you possibly know what to do? Especially, since most of the information you get from your friends is probably wrong or biased toward their personal feelings about adoption. The media does […]

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What Will My Friends Think Of Me If I Give My Baby Up For Adoption?

While that question may affect how you guide yourself in many decisions, you will likely never have a decision more impactful or consequential than the decision to place your baby for adoption or, more correctly, make an adoption plan for your unborn or soon-to-be-born newborn. An adoption plan impacts not only your life but, more importantly, your […]

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Do I Have To Stay With The Adoption Agency I Contacted When I First Thought About Giving Up My Baby For Adoption?

No, you do not. Sometimes an expectant mother will contact a local adoption agency or national adoption agency because the adoption agency has an eye-catching website or because the agency has advised the birth mother not to work with an adoption attorney, because of competitive jealousy. Occasionally, a birth mother will find that the adoption […]

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If I Think I Might Give My Baby Up For Adoption, Can I Leave The Father Out Of It?

The answer depends on the state in which the adoptive parents file the adoption. We, at Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), try to file all adoptions in Indiana, even those involving births outside of Indiana. We can file an adoption in Indiana if the adoptive parents reside in Indiana or the child is […]

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Give up baby for adoption in Indiana

If I Give Up My Baby For Adoption, Will My Child Grow Up Hating Me?

The honest answer is “We don’t know.” Some children hate their parents for all kinds of reasons – real and imagined. However, much of how an adoptee feels about adoption will depend on how his or her adoptive parents talk about adoption to the adoptee. An adopted person who grows up in a loving, supportive […]

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Giving Up baby for adoption in Indiana

You Are In Indiana? But I Live In Tennessee, Mississippi, Or Kentucky. How Can You Help Me Give Up My Baby For Adoption?

Yes, we at Adoption Attorneys Kirsh & Kirsh, P.C. (“Kirsh & Kirsh”), are based in Indiana, but one of our attorneys is also licensed to practice law in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Kentucky and soon in Illinois and Michigan. The attorneys at Kirsh & Kirsh sometimes called the “Kirsh Boys” among adoption professionals around the country […]

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